JEA's Proposed Changes to Net Metering Policy
Press Coverage To Date
Share Your Question/Concern/Suggestion/Solution with JEA via USGBC's anonymous suggestion box or both
JEA has set up an email address to receive questions about its solar proposal at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also copy email@example.com on your emails to JEA if you would like so we can help answer and/or present your questions to the JEA Board Workshop on Solar on April 7th.
Community Forum on Solar on March 9th -- Packed room of 153 people sharing their voices & perspectives
As Mark Gelfo, USGBC Florida Board member said, we had a "Great crowd. Great comments. Great feedback." at the Community Forum on Solar.
Next steps are to submit all the comments and questions raised to JEA staff and JEA's new Board of Directors and seek answers and more dialogue.
Here are the PDF's of the powerpoint presentations given at the forum. A full recording of the forum will also be posted soon in the next few days.
JEA's Proposed Changes to its Solar Policies
To find out the full details of JEA's proposed changes for it's net metering policy and more, please study the following resources:
JEA Board Meeting—March 15th
JEA Board Workshop on Solar—April 7
JEA Board Meeting and Public Hearing to consider and vote on changes to JEA’s solar program—April 19th
Studies on the Benefit of Net Metering
October 2013 Crossborder Energy Report -- The Benefits and Costs of Solar for Electric Ratepayers in North Carolina Conclusion: In assessing all types of distributed solar generation: “Our work concludes that the benefits of solar generation in North Carolina equal or exceed the ratepayer costs of solar resources, such that new solar resources will provide economic benefits for electric ratepayers in the state.”
May 2013 Study by Crossborder Energy -- The Benefits and Costs of Solar Distributed Generation for Arizona Public Service. Conclusion: "“Our work concludes that the benefits of DG [distributed solar generation] on the APS system exceed the cost, such that new DG resources will not impose a burden on APS's ratepayers"